The Big Fix is an enraged documentary that exposes the crimes of big oil, especially BP, that has been accused of negligence and of taking short-cuts that resulted in the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig off the Louisiana coast in April 2010.
Eleven employees on the platform died and millions of barrels of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico over the following months, killing vast numbers of marine animals before a lot of it washed ashore, where it wrought incalculable damage.
The most pressing assertions of the documentary are that British Petroleum used tremendous amounts of Corexit, an oil dispersant which has toxic effects on human health and the environment is as dangerous, or worse than exposure to oil.
Even when BP agreed to cease using Corexit, the film insists, it’s secretly continued to do so. The film presents ample, devastating proof that suggests that the air, also the water in Louisiana, has been contaminated.